Brocade Communications
3.3 of 5 318 reviews
www.brocade.com San Jose, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great company, good future

Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsGood, very smart people to work with, good salaries, plenty of challenges

ConsWork/Family balance often not good , still going through growing pains and silo mentalities

Advice to Senior ManagementReduce the number of products in portfolio, force departments to work together to improve the business flow

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company, Great Future

    Senior Network Engineer (Current Employee)
    Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Brocade Communications full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great, top-notch people, both personally and professionally. Great culture, environmentally and socially conscious, with good work/life balance. Incredible training opportunities… Cons: Limited potential for career advancement. Middle management can be over-reactive to… Advice to Senior Management: Keep investing in VCS Fabric - it's a revolutionary product. Keep investing in Software Defined Networkingf (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), e.g. OpenFlow… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Ex employee once believed it was different than the rest

    End User Support (Former Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I worked at Brocade Communications full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Decent compensation and benefits, good location Cons: Career movement limited, execs out of touch with reality of… Advice to Senior Management: Spend time one on one with people managers, not just… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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